The Silken Line

watercolor of the Bolas Spider

sumi-e ink + watercolor on kozo

10" x 10" | 18" x 18" framed




Bolas Spider
A nocturnal, very small, non-script spider, that constructs no web, but instead hangs by its legs from a few strands that it has strung up for the purpose of catching prey with a sticky ball of glue, dangling from a silken line.